Our Obituaries

Bruce D. Rice

February 14, 1930 - December 11, 2017

Bruce D. Rice of McCandless, formerly of Plum Borough, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2017, at age 87. He was born February 14, 1930 in Jamaica, New York. He was a 1951 graduate of Duquesne University, where he went on to receive his Master's Degree in 1953. He proudly served in the US Army from 1953 until his time of Honorable Discharge in 1955, having taught non-commissioned officers...
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Anna Mae Robie

March 3, 1924 - December 7, 2017

Age 93, of Coatesville, PA, formerly of Ross Township, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Myles and Laura McGoff; husband, Lawrence A., sisters Arlene Collins and Vera Morrison; brothers Miles, Frederick and Andrew McGoff. Surviving are her three children; Michelle, Justine (Frederic Oehrlein) and Andrew; her two grandchildren Anna and...
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Jamie Joseph O'Neil

August 6, 1980 - December 4, 2017

Jamie Joseph O'Neil-beloved son, brother, husband, and friend-passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 4, 2017 at his home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was 37 years old.Jamie never met a stranger. You could see the compassion in his beautiful brown eyes. He truly knew the meaning of "unconditional love", and anyone who knew him knew that they could trust him with their lives. He was...
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Ann R. Kohl

July 26, 1928 - December 3, 2017

Ann R. "Jean" (Byrne) Kohl, age 89 of Ross Twp., passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was born July 26, 1928, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Duhig) Byrne. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond M. Kohl; loving mother of Mary Beth (John) Galbraith, Jennifer M. (John) Walko and the late Richard R. Kohl; grandmother of Alexander Raymond Galbraith, John Kohl Galbraith, Julia...
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Nancy B. Hill

December 7, 1939 - December 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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John William Podlogar

December 31, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Age 88 of Richland, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Loving husband of Susan Jean (Pifer) Podlogar and the late Ellen (Sirianni) Podlogar; beloved father of Jeffrey (Pamela) Podlogar; step-children, Barbara (Karl)Lex, Leonard (Joni) Schuster Beverly (Steve) Franze, Roberta (Elliot) Dorfman, Rebecca (Matt) Meehan and the late John W. Podlogar, Jr.. He is also survived by two...
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Keith A. Christian

August 31, 1962 - December 1, 2017

Keith A Christian, age 55, passed away December 1, 2017. Beloved son of Norma (Brown) and the late Dr. Horace Delbert Christian; survived by his brothers Brian W. Christian, Dr. Horace Christian; two nieces Jordan, and Haley. Also survived by sister in law Melissa. Preceded in death by his wife Amber (Fingers). Keith was a talented chef, musician, songwriter, athlete, dog dad and avid Pee Wee...
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John J. McKenna

January 15, 1932 - November 29, 2017

John McKenna, age 85, passed away on November 29, 2017 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Beverly, to whom he was deeply devoted. He is also survived by his only brother, Jim (Beryl) McKenna of Charlotte, N.C., two children, Joseph (Susan) McKenna and Maureen (Ray) Stofanak, all of Pittsburgh, three grandchildren (to whom he was known as Pop Pop) Gregory, Patrick and...
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Normia Little

May 2, 1928 - November 27, 2017

Normia "Pinky" LittleNormia Jean Elizabeth (Johnston) Little, 89, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. Known as "Pinky" to her friends, Normia was born May 2, 1928, in Winona, Missouri, to the late William and Iva Johnston. She grew up in Halstead, Kansas, and was preceded in death by siblings Samuel Johnston, Gladys Partridge, Theodore Johnston, Ruby Ratzlaff,...
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Mary L. Stanis

November 23, 1923 - November 24, 2017

Mary L. (Cesnalis) Stanis, age 94, of Shaler Township, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017. Mary was the wife of the late Alex W. Stanis; devoted mother of William A. Stanis of Allison Park; proud Grandma of Kimberly Ann Bocchi of Tarentum and Brian William Stanis and his wife Amanda of Tarentum; great-grandmother of Darius and Allie Early; sister of John Nalis and preceded in...
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Richard L. Fisher

October 24, 1926 - November 17, 2017

Richard Lee (Dick) Fisher, 91, of Ingomar, died Friday Nov. 17, 2017 at home. Born and raised in Dunbar, WV. Enlisted US Army Air Corps June 1944; served in the occupation of the Philippines until December 1946. Using the GI Bill, Dick earned a B.S in Business Admin. from Marshall University in Jan 1950. Then moved to Pittsburgh to stay (because it was close to good fly fishing) and worked in...
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Peter F. Perrier

May 30, 1940 - November 17, 2017

Services were handled privately by request of the family. Arrangements were under the direction of the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc.
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Gertrude Anna Duddy

January 16, 1922 - November 14, 2017

Gertrude A. Duddy, age 95, of Hampton Township, passed away peacefully November 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John J "Jack" Duddy; loving mother to Patricia Sweeney, Janice M. Parker (Greg), Mary Ann Quinn (Michael); loving grandmother to Justin Sweeney, and Jennifer Tan (Kah Yong); loving sister to Albert and Michael Kandrack, Martha Longstreth, Ruth O'Neil. Gertrude was a member of St....
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Campbell Witherspoon

January 10, 1929 - November 12, 2017

Campbell Witherspoon, Jr., passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at The Arbors of St. Barnabas in Valencia, after a short illness. Born on January 10, 1929, Campbell was the son of the late Campbell and Caroline Witherspoon. Cam served in the US Medical Corps from 1946-1948, and from 1950-1952, but his real passion was Education. A graduate of Westview High School and Muskingum University,...
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James P. Murray

January 2, 1965 - November 10, 2017

James P. Murray, age 52 of Ross Township, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2017. Son of Margaret "Peggy" and the late James F. Murray; survived by children Logan, Luke, and Kathryn Murray; also survived by a brother, Stephen F. Murray, of Ross Township; nephews Tyler and Austin; former spouse Melissa Kaczynski. James was preceded in death by his sister, the late Maggie M.; brother...
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Dorothy H. Piotrowski

June 22, 1930 - November 10, 2017

Dorothy "Dot" Piotrowski, age 87, of Ross Township, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10, 2017. She joyfully joined her husband of sixty-three years, Anthony T. Piotrowski who died this past spring, April 1, 2017.Born in Pittsburgh to the late Charles and Armella Smith on June 22, 1930, she was the beloved mother of Dianne (John) Bohaychick of New Kensington, Richard (Nancy) Piotrowski...
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Florence E. Sholich

October 17, 1915 - November 9, 2017

Florence "Flo" (Eichler) Sholich, age 102, of Shaler Township, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, November 9, 2017. Wife of the late George W. Sholich, Sr.; loving mother of Sylvia Funovits, Deborah Ann Wokutch (John), and the late George W. Sholich, Jr.; proud and cherished grandmother of Keith Funovits, Cynthia Moorehead, Alan Funovits (Mary), Woody Straub, Timothy Wokutch and great...
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Leona S. Briski

April 26, 1926 - November 9, 2017

Leona S. Briski, age 91, of West View, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017. Loving mother of Darlene (Steve) Calhoun, Linda Jones and Robert (Nancy) Briski, Sr. Caring grandmother of Michele (Frank) D'Ambrosio, Randy (Georgeanne) Calhoun, Robert (Kari) Briski, Jr., Julie Briski, Jessica (Jason) Tomasula; adored great-grandmother of Vincent, Rocco and Natalie D'Ambrosio, Wesley and Whitney...
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Esther M. Hannan

March 9, 1914 - November 7, 2017

Esther (McElroy) Hannan, age 103 of Cranberry Township, formerly of Wilkinsburg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. She was the wife of the late Robert W. B. Hannan; loving mother of Judith H. Robinson and her husband Thomas of Pawleys Island, South Carolina and Joan H. Reynolds and her husband Daniel of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by her...
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Charles F. Mohler

March 11, 1920 - November 2, 2017

Charles F. "Chuck" Mohler, age 97, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Formerly of Glenshaw, PA and Rotonda West, FL, Chuck was the beloved husband of 71 years to Dolline B. (Bigley) Mohler. Loving father of Dan (Linda) Mohler, Jeff (Laura) Mohler, Jim (Anna) Mohler and the late Gary (Rachelle) Mohler; grandfather of Christina (Tim) Hunkele, Jamie (Michael) Sundo, Kimberly Mohler, Amanda ...
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Jack Fagen

April 26, 1935 - October 31, 2017

Jack Fagen, age 82, of Hampton Township, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was the loving husband of sixty years to Carolyn Ann (Duessel) Fagen. Devoted father of Kathryn DeProspero of Philadelphia, Jeannie Connolly and her husband Shaun, of Wexford and John Fagen and his partner Vanessa, of Columbus, Ohio; proud grandfather, also known as "Ba" to his grandchildren, of...
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Corrine Jane Kirkup

July 1, 1926 - October 30, 2017

Corrine "Corky" Jane Kirkup, age 91, Mars, formerly of McCandless, passed away peacefully October 30, 2017. Beloved mother of Robyn E. Sites, grandmother to Kevin and Ashley Sites; Nephew Arthur J. Loomis (Alice J, and many loving relatives and friends. Corky enjoyed golfing, bowling, traveling, and spending time with her friends. Friends will be received from 6-8pm Thursday in HP Brandt Funeral...
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Chester M. Toski

December 23, 1927 - October 29, 2017

Chester M. Toski, age 89 of the North Side, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 29, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy S. and Erna J. Toski; the proud father of Paula Toski, Andrea Scott and Mark and Stephen Toski and the wonderful grandfather of seven. Also surviving is a sister, Rosemarie Hermann. There will be no visitation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a...
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Phyllis Purse Walberg

March 25, 1928 - October 26, 2017

Phyllis J. (Purse) Walberg, age 89 of Ross Township, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 26, 2017. She was the wife of the late William Purse and the late Harry Walberg. Her family would also like to acknowledge and thank her devoted companion, Jim Langan, who has remained a constant, by her side. Phyllis was the loving mother of William E. Purse and his wife, Lynn, of Allison...
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William Randolph Vivrett

July 31, 1930 - October 23, 2017

William Randolph Vivrett III, of 5851 Keystone Drive, Apt 333, Bethel Park, Pa, passed away on October 23rd 2017. He was born July 31, 1930 in Denton, Texas. He is survived by his daughters: Kathleen V Kallam (Jim) of Allison Park Pa, Cherie V Burris of Aynor SC, his grandchildren, Wendy C Phifer and William J Phifer. He is predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Harriet Reese Vivrett, his...
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Eileen M. Hamilton

February 23, 1927 - October 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Sara M. Love

November 8, 1921 - October 20, 2017

Sara M. (McCullough) Love, age 95 of Dunedin, FL, formerly of Robinson Twp., passed away Friday, October 20, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond S. Love; loving mother of Carolyn Middlemiss, Marcia (David) Sutton and David (Sandra) Love. She is also survived by four grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, a sister, Dorothy Fisher and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition...
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Betty Jane Foster

August 12, 1921 - October 18, 2017

Betty Jane (Skinner) Foster, age 96 of Zelienople, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was born August 12, 1921 in Templeton, PA, a daughter of the late Ralph and Mary Jane Skinner. She was the beloved wife of the late John A. "Jack" Foster; loving mother of Marcia Foster, David (Sue) Foster and the late Jerry Foster. In addition to her husband and son, she was preceded in death by...
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Charles Daub Ziel

July 3, 1923 - October 17, 2017

Charles "Chuck" D. Ziel, age 94 of Valencia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Husband of the late Rosemary (Gregg) and Anna (Wappler) Ziel; loving father of Louise Z. (Dale) Stevens of New Freedom, PA, Rosemary Ziel of Frankfort, Kentucky; step-father of Jeffrey (Evelyn) Wappler of Baden, Lynn Wappler (Charles) of Naples, FL; proud grand-dad of Meredith Zanni (Scott) of Olney...
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Marilyn C. Johnson

May 24, 1936 - October 15, 2017

Marilyn C. (Chamberlain) Johnson, age 81, of Ross Twp., passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Wilbur L. "Pete" Johnson; loving mother of Elizabeth (Scott Rose) Bailey, Carolyn "Lynn" Grapsas, David K. Johnson, Daniel L. (Pati) Johnson, Ronald C. (Mary Jo Sobocinski) Johnson, Judy (Thomas) Borick, Lisa Barto and Rebecca (Larry) Buchholz. She is also...
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Rose Ann Bird

April 7, 1940 - October 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Rose Marie Darrah

April 24, 1926 - October 12, 2017

Rose Marie (Miller) Darrah, age 91 of Franklin Park, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 57 years of the late Dr. Charles Augustus "BUD" Darrah; loving mother of Gwen (Walt) Schwartz of Franklin Park, Chuck M. (Carole) Darrah of Pittsburgh and Doug (Cindy) Darrah of McCandless; cherished grandmother of Darrah (Lance) Rhinehart, Brena Rose Price,...
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Mamie L. McKay

June 26, 1930 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Herbert W. Eck

September 12, 1935 - October 4, 2017

Herbert W. Eck, age 82 of Winterville, NC, formerly of Ross Twp., passed away on Wednesday, October 04, 2017. He is the beloved husband of Leona (Zawojski) Eck; loving father of Laurie (Timothy) Blayney and David (Gary Mitchell) Eck. He is also survived two step-sons, Curtis (Mary) Allison and Eric (Cathy) Allison; as well as four grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and his first wife, Linda...
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Joanne E. Pasquinelli

January 25, 1938 - October 2, 2017

Joanne Estelle (Rozanski) Pasquinelli , 79 of Valencia, passed away at home on October 2, 2017, from stage 4 breast cancer. Joanne was born at Allegheny Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA on January 25, 1938, a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Cecelia L. Rozanski . She grew up on Norman Street until she married and moved to the North Hills where she lived for 38 years. She and her husband, Lawrence...
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Gale George Kenney

December 16, 1923 - September 27, 2017

Gale George Kenney, age 93, formerly of Ingomar, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He is survived by his longtime love, Ann Safford of Stuart, FL and preceded in death by his wife Gloria Elaine (Carlisle) Kenney and his sister Clara Jane Kenney. Fondly dubbed "The Great Oak" Gale was the beloved father of Dr. John Kenney (Caroline) of Beaufort, SC, Dr. David Kenney of...
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Robert E. Glod

January 7, 1949 - September 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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William D. Rodgers

June 5, 1937 - September 21, 2017

William "Bill" Rodgers husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on September 21, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born on June 5, 1937 in Youngstown, OH. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn Carol Rodgers.In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three of his children; Courtney R. Larkin and Hilary A. and Gerald S. Rodgers.He leaves behind a loving...
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Dominica M. Theodore

July 3, 1924 - September 21, 2017

The soul takes flight to the world that is invisible, but there arriving she is sure of bliss and forever dwells in paradise. Age 93 of Bellevue, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late William P. Theodore. She is the loving mother of Marie (Richard) Riccardi; dear grandmother of Rich (Stephanie) Riccardi, Anne (Anthony) Wagner and Gina ...
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Noreen Poskey

February 4, 1945 - September 19, 2017

Noreen J. Poskey, age 72, passed away unexpectedly September 19, 2017. Loving mother to Kim Santa, Tammy (Fiancé John), Heather, and Mallory Poskey; loving grandmother to Alexandra, Kyra, Angelina, Casey, Sophia, and Vinny. Noreen is survived by Brother Allen (Jeanne) Watts; and numerous nieces and nephews. Noreen was an avid Pittsburgh Sports fan. Preceded in death by her parents...
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Irene E. Kiger

May 14, 1923 - September 18, 2017

IRENE E. KIGEROn September 18, 2017 at the age of 94, Irene E. Kiger passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord and Savior. Irene was the beloved wife of the late Luther W. Kiger. She was also preceded in death by children Luther W. Kiger Jr, Donna J. Hopkins, Raymond S. Kiger (Joetta Hair) and Margaret A. Kiger. Loving mother of Katherine K. Kiger and David L. Kiger (Susan). Also survived...
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James Lee Maynard

April 21, 1948 - September 16, 2017

James "Lee" Maynard III, age 69, of Canonsburg, on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Beloved brother of Carol (Bill) Johnston and Jean (Rich) Rattenni. Uncle to Lance (Mary) Johnston, Lori (Chris) Hawkins, Shane Johnston, Clayton Johnston, Cara (Aaron) Barlow and Traci Kostra. Great uncle to Lauren, Skyler, Colton and Caden. He was preceded in death by his parents James Lee, Maynard Jr. and...
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Joann Behm

September 18, 1947 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Karl Engelhardt

March 23, 1952 - September 16, 2017

Karl Engelhardt, age 65 of the North Side, died peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017. He was the loving husband of forty-three years to Donna (Schmidt) Engelhardt; proud father of Matt Engelhardt (wife Kelly), Lori Potraffke (husband Keith, Jr.) and Julie Wiles (husband Matt); cherished Pap of Jordyn and Jax; brother of Janet Lewicke, JoAnne Hrehocik and Kurt Engelhardt. Family and...
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Robert James Smeresky

November 6, 1926 - September 12, 2017

Robert J. Smeresky, age 90, passed away peacefully September 12, 2017. Loving husband of 66 years to Lillian E. (Imhof) Smeresky; loving father to Bob H. (Kathy) Dave J. (Sharon), Glenn R. (Lisa), and Cheryl McMeans (Rich); grandfather to six grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents John and Sarah (Fleming) Smeresky, two brothers and one sister. Robert was a member of St John's Lutheran...
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Wallace J. McCartney

November 14, 1926 - September 10, 2017

Wallace J. "Mac" McCartney, age 90 of Ross Twp., passed away peacefully September 10, 2017. He was the son of the late William L. and Jean (Gibson) McCartney. Loving husband of 60 years to Elaine V. (Davis) McCartney; he is also survived by sisters-in-law, Sue, Kathleen, and Beverly McCartney; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, William, Earl M.,...
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Raymond Sapp

November 10, 1928 - September 8, 2017

Raymond Sapp, Age 88 of Allison Park, passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospice on Friday, September 8, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Marian Reed Sapp and will be forever remembered by his children Karen Nussbaum (Robert) and Reed Sapp (Barbara). Ray had four wonderful grandchildren Rob Nussbaum, Erin Nussbaum, Jordan Browne and Adam Sapp and one delightful great-granddaughter...
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Richard David Carlisle

September 14, 1955 - September 4, 2017

Richard David Carlisle, age 61, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, September 4, 2017. Loving husband of Vicki J. (Pung) of 38 years; loving father of Kristin L. Koberstein (Nicholas), Ryan R. (Amy), Adam W. (Nicole); grandfather to four grandchildren; Brother of Robert J. (Christine), and Ronald D. Preceded in death by his parents William L. and Lillian M (Skyles) Carlisle, and a...
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Muriel Jean Thornton

May 20, 1921 - September 2, 2017

Muriel Jean Thornton, age 96, passed away September 2, 2017. She was born May 20, 1921, in London, Ontario. She attended secretarial school in Canada and worked in New York City for a prestigious law firm and a division of Allied Chemical before joining US Steel in 1952 where she was a valued employee for over 30 years. She started her career as an Executive Secretary in their NYC office and...
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Jeffery L. Leininger

November 20, 1945 - September 1, 2017

Jeffery L. Leininger, former Senior Vice Chairman of Mellon Financial Corporation, age 71 of Ross Township, passed away unexpectedly in Chautauqua, New York on Friday, September 1, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh on November 20, 1945 to Harold S., Jr. "Bud" and Martha J. Leininger. He attended Bucknell's Master of Business Administration program, majoring in economics, the Stonier Graduate School of...
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Susan L. Vukson

May 8, 1959 - August 27, 2017

Susan Louise (Hrabak) Vukson, age 58, of McCandless Township, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was the loving wife of thirty-eight years to John T. Vukson, devoted mother of John T. Vukson, Jr. of McCandless Township and Emily L. Vukson of Cranberry Township; sister of Estelle Hrabak (Dennis Mathews) of Barrington, New Hampshire, Claudia Hrabak of Crafton and William Hrabak ...
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Ruby V. Hurley

July 3, 1924 - August 25, 2017

Ruby (Spain) Hurley was born on July 3, 1924 in Russells Point, Ohio. She passed away at the age of 93 on August 25th, 2017, due to natural causes. She was the youngest of 4 children (Ethel, Ruth, and Bud), who all preceded her in death. She was married to Daniel Rex Hurley from 1946 until his death on November 9, 1994. They are survived by two children and two grandchildren. Son Daniel Lee...
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David L. Hunkele

February 22, 1945 - August 24, 2017

David L. Hunkele, age 72, passed away peacefully August 24, 2017, but will remain forever in our hearts. Survived by longtime companion Donna Cleaver; beloved father of Sharon Sheets (Larry), Darlene Bashioum (Mike), David P. Hunkele; husband of Betty L. (Brant) Hunkele; loving grandfather of Nicole (Craig), Mindy, Missy, Kate, Ashley; loving great grandfather to Kensi, Khloe; brother of Ralph T...
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Lois Elizabeth Snyder

October 5, 1926 - August 23, 2017

Lois Elizabeth Snyder, a resident of New Haven Court, Greensburg, formerly of Holiday Park, Plum Borough, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 23, 2017. She was born in Youngwood, PA on October 5, 1926, a daughter of the late Rev. Meade M. Snyder and Mariah Elizabeth Wolfe Snyder. She grew up in North Braddock and Scottdale, attended the Scottdale Public School System until...
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Floren Elaine Houser

November 23, 1925 - August 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Naomi F. McClellan

November 5, 1919 - August 13, 2017

Naomi F. McClellan, age 97, passed away peacefully in her daughter's home Chautauqua Institution, NY, August 13, 2017. Loving wife of James A. McClellan; daughters Nancy Leininger (Jeff), Faith Woodward (Jerry), Jane McClellan, and son Howard G; grandchildren Jeffrey C; Jason J. (Jenna) Leininger, Kristen, Jenna, and Tyler Schmitz, Heather Loizides (Ben), Jordan Gilbertsen; great grandchild...
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Helene M. Blough

June 1, 1944 - August 3, 2017

Helene M. Blough, age 73, passed away peacefully August 3, 2017. Survived by five brothers; Daniel D. (Mary), Donald R. (May), John R. (Patty), Philip L. (Nikki), Lynn M. Blough; three sisters Pat K. Dinda, Kathryn E. Wood, and Rosemary Kaus; sister in law Mildred Blough, and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents William G. and Helene Blough, brothers...
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Justin William Connor

June 11, 1986 - August 3, 2017

Justin William Connor, age 31, of the Latrobe area, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 3, 2017. He was the loving and devoted son of William C. Connor (Jen Deau) of McCandless Township and Elda Depto of Latrobe and the cherished brother of Shannon (Connor) Salpeck (husband Dominic) of Baden. Justin was a avid traveler, musician, avid golfer, lover of all animals and the ultimate fan...
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Eileen M. Rinaman

September 21, 1931 - August 1, 2017

Eileen M. Rinaman, age 85 of Wexford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Wife of the late Carl "Bill" Rinaman; loving mother of Bonnie Gall (husband Joe) and proud grandmother of Bradley and Brandon Gall; sister of Dennis Lippl (wife Lorraine) and Viola Vespaziani and the late Ethel Fox. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law of the Rinaman family; as...
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Beatrice M. Gorman

December 4, 1932 - August 1, 2017

Beatrice M. (Barnhart) Gorman, 84 of Melbourne, FL, formerly of West View, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John P. Gorman; loving mother of John (Linda), Ken (Judy), Ray (Sue), Ron (Melinda), Dan (Kim), Bob (Gynni) and Paul Gorman. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, a great granddaughter, brothers, Regis and Alvin Barnhart and a sister, Rose...
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Jeanne D. Symes

July 13, 1924 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Thomas James Miller

November 24, 1936 - July 30, 2017

Tom Miller, age 80, of Pittsburgh, passed away at home on Sunday July 30, 2017. He was born and raised in Swisshelm Park to William and Dorothy (Maguire) Miller. Tom is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen, of 55 years, son Thomas (Gabriella), his daughter Julie (Jim) James, and his grandsons, Christopher, Andrew, Ethan, and Emmett. He was preceded in death by his brothers William and Walter, his...
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Katherine F. BROWN

February 19, 1920 - July 15, 2017

Catherine F. Brown, age 97 passed away peacefully July 15, 2017 at Passavant Retirement Community. Catherine leaves behind two step daughters Patricia "Pat" Hough (Jim), and Shirley Petrie (William). Arrangements under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time.
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Jean Anne Fischer

February 24, 1954 - July 13, 2017

Jean Fischer, the Owner of Fischer's Office Products in Butler, PA, from 1998-2017, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 63 years of age, a resident of McCandless Township. She was born in Sharon Pennsylvania. A graduate of Ashland University, in Ashland Ohio, she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Jean was the devoted daughter of Charles R. and the late Anne (Van...
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John J. Reinhart

June 9, 1948 - July 12, 2017

John J. Reinhart, Jr., age 69, died peacefully on July 12, 2017, surrounded by his family. Loving husband to Patricia (Kandrotas); father to Melanie Neal (Jason), Daniel (Megan) and Beth Heinlein (Jason); grandfather to Sarah, Sam, Pierce,and Benjamin; and also survived by ten brothers and sisters. John was a retiree of PNC Bank after 36 years of service. John enjoyed the simple things in life...
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MaryAnn Caimi

October 31, 1947 - July 8, 2017

MaryAnn (Bridge) Caimi, age 69 of McCandless Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and her best friend, Carolyn Orr Pflueger, on Saturday, July 8, 2017. MaryAnn was the wife of the late Joseph James Caimi; loving mother of Rachelle Trudeau (husband Wayne), Laura Brown (husband Greg), Amanda and Joseph Caimi; proud Grandma of Bailey, Ethan, Joey and Ellie; sister of Myrona...
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Wallace W. Lansberry

January 7, 1929 - July 7, 2017

Wallace "Walt" William Lansberry, born January 7, 1929, at the age of eighty-eight passed away on July 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Dorothy May (Aippersbach) Lansberry for 66 years; loving and devoted father of Wallace (Kathy) Lansberry, Cheryl Lansberry Krause, Mark Lansberry, Dean (Karen) Lansberry and Richard (Linda) Lansberry; treasured and cherished "Pap" of eleven grandchildren: Stacey...
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Anna Wright

February 19, 1923 - July 4, 2017

Anna A. (Beam) Wright, age 94, passed away peacefully July 4, 2017. Loving mother to Anna L. Waag (Robert), Joyce Morgan (Bob), and Richard Wright, Sr.; grandmother to Denise, Richard, Christine, and Kimberly. Also survived by many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Friends will be received Friday July 7, 2017 from 11am -1pm at HP BRANDT Funeral Home, Inc., Ross Twp (412) 364...
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Victor Greenblatt

September 27, 1919 - July 4, 2017

On July 4, 2017, at the age of 97. Survived by his wife, Sophie, sons, Mark (Martha) and Joel (Tobi), grandsons, Daniel (Kelly) Greenblatt, Michael (Heidi) Greenblatt, Benjamin (Adri) Greenblatt, Jason (Sara) Greenblatt, and Aaron (Stephanie); and great grandchildren, Caleb, Evan, Eric, Sarah, Valeria, Cohen, Cooper, Colston, and Lillian Pearl. Born in New York City, and raised in Brooklyn,...
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Joseph A. Murray

March 8, 1974 - June 22, 2017

Joseph "Joe" Anthony Murray, age 43 of Ross Township, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Son of Margaret "Peggy" and the late James F. Murray; also surviving are two brothers, Seamus and Stephen F. Murray, both of Ross Township. Joe was preceded in death by his sister, the late Maggie M. and an infant brother, Michael J. Murray. He was the devoted uncle of...
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Elsie L. Case

July 20, 1926 - June 22, 2017

Elsie L. (Pfizenmaier) Case, age 90, a native of Brooklyn, New York, who has resided in Gibsonia for many years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 22, 2017. She is the beloved wife of sixty-three years to Richard R. Case; the cherished mother of Laurie Ellen Moore (husband John) of Orland Park, Illinois, Rick Chamiec-Case (wife Mary) of Sandy Hook, Conneticut and...
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John A. Fodor

February 9, 1929 - June 19, 2017

John A. Fodor, 88 of Ross Twp., passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017. Devoted husband of 64 years to Mildred M. (Fencak) Fodor; loving father of Jeff (Cathy) Fodor, Christine M. (Tony) Montini, Mary Ellen Wilkin, James R. (Linda) Fodor and Kathleen J. Smith; grandfather of Ryan, Samuel, Michael, Andrew, Benjamin, Adam and Joshua; brother of Daniel (Maxine) Fodor. He was preceded in death by...
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Shirley W. Veneziale

August 11, 1935 - June 17, 2017

Shirley W.(Thompson) Veneziale, age 81 of West View, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Wife of the late Frank F. Veneziale; loving mother of Debra Veneziale Ricci (former husband Bill Ricci), John J. and the late Frank, Jr. and Robert James Veneziale; proud Grandma of six and Great-Grandma of three; sister of the late Robert W. Thompson. Family and friends will be received 2...
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Elizabeth Hartle

June 27, 1924 - June 8, 2017

Elizabeth Jean "Betty" (Morrissey) Hartle, age 92, of Hampton Township, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017, surrounded by her family. Loving mother of Frank Hartle, Jr. (Lorraine), Ron Hartle (Linda), David Hartle (Emma Lee), Kathy Urban (Al), Brian Hartle (Provie), Gary Hartle (Gina), Jim Hartle (Teri), Mary Kay Kicher (John), Mike Hartle (Kim)and Lou Ann Robbins (Tom); proud...
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Norris Lynn Stephens

December 14, 1930 - June 6, 2017

Stephens, Dr. Norris L. Died peacefully on June 6th, 2017 at Passavant Hospital in McCandless, PA after a brief illness. Son of the late Oren and Etta Jeanette Stephens, he was born December 14, 1930, in Charleroi, PA. He was preceded in death by his brother Clair C. Stephens and sister in-law Mary Ann Stephens, and their son, his nephew Scot Stephens and Scot's wife Nancy. He leaves behind to...
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Joan R. Portman

September 25, 1934 - June 6, 2017

Joan Portman, age 82, of Observatory Hill, surrounded by her family, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Daughter of the late Emil and Helen Portman; sister of Patricia Wilker ( the late Earl) and the late Robert Portman, Raymond Portman (surviving wife Ella), Mary Moser ( the late Harry), Elizabeth Portman, Emil Portman (the late Nancy) and Carolyn Rockey (the late Richard). ...
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Marion S. Patterson

May 18, 1943 - June 4, 2017

Marion S. Patterson, age 74, passed away peacefully June 4, 2017. Loving wife to the late Arthur B. Patterson. Survived by daughters; Melody Stewart-Markey, Linda Bialowas, and Georgia Stewart; grandmother to three grandchildren, and sister to Robert A Dyrwal, and Carolyn Traynor. Family request donations to American Diabetes Foundation, www.diabetes.org. Arrangements are under the care of HP...
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Gary Gary Dalrymple

May 31, 1937 - June 4, 2017

Gary Dalrymple, Age 80, of McCandless Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 4, 2017. Born in East Orange, New Jersey on May 31, 1937. Son of the late Edgar and Thelma Dalrymple. Loving brother of Patricia (Bill) Humphreys and the late Richard (Diane) Dalrymple and nieces and nephews. Devoted husband of 57 years to Wilma Dalrymple; beloved father of Kimber (Brent)...
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Joy Stephens

November 4, 1935 - May 28, 2017

Joy Stephens, age 81 of Ross Township, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Loving wife of 54 years to George A. Stephens; devoted mother of George Matthew Stephens (Nancy) of Landenberg, PA and Roberta Ruth Milavec (Dennis) of Ross Township; proud grandmother of Matthew Paul and Margaret Rose "Maggie" Stephens and Kelley Alayne and Connor James Milavec; sister of Richard and the...
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Waltraud Gebert

February 28, 1925 - May 23, 2017

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Lorraine F. Bartley

June 15, 1921 - May 22, 2017

Lorraine Bartley, age 95, passed away in Greensboro, GA, on Monday, May 22, 2017. Loving wife of the late Jack E. Bartley; mother of Dianne Bartley McNabb and her husband Pat; grandmother of Sean and Todd McNabb; great-grandmother of J.P. Darden, Morgan McNabb, and Grace McNabb. Lorraine was a resident of Ross Twp., most of her life. She attended St. Teresa's and Highland grade schools and...
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Edward. I Fabry Jr.,, Jr.

June 17, 1923 - May 22, 2017

Edward I Fabry, Jr, MD, age 93, passed away peacefully May 22, 2017. Beloved father to son David Fabry; daughters Suzanne Fabry, and Linda (Michael) Kuna; grandfather to Rachael Schon, Amanda (Andrew) Miller, Zack Wander, and Michael Kuna; and brother to Harry W. Fabry. Edward was a US Naval Officer veteran, and physician, having served in both WWII and Korean Wars. Preceded in death by his...
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Judith B. Thomson

May 23, 1940 - May 21, 2017

Judith B. Thomson (Stadtfeld), age 76, passed away peacefully May 21, 2017. Beloved mother to Amy (Brian) Joll, and Ron (Stacie) Thomson; grandmother to Dakota, Brianna, and Andrew; sister to Kenneth Stadtfeld. Preceded in death by her parents; Gertrude and Joseph A. Stadtfeld, Sr..; brothers and sisters Elizabeth (Betty) Roush, Joseph A. Jr., Lawrence, Robert, and Karen Sue Tubridy. ...
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Janice Janice McGrath

April 4, 1948 - May 20, 2017

Janice McGrath, age 69 of Allison Park, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Wife of the late J. Dennis McGrath, Sr.; loving mother of John D. McGrath, Jr. (Kristal) of Paradise Valley, AZ, Colleen Foradori (Alex) of Adams Township and the late James Martin McGrath; proud grandma of John D. McGrath III and Caitlin Marie McGrath, Alex Wright, Vincent,...
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Albert M. Herrmann

November 1, 1927 - May 19, 2017

Al Herrmann, a longtime award-winning photojournalist for the Pittsburgh Press, died peacefully at his home, in McCandless, on Friday, May 19. Born in Pittsburgh on November 1, 1927 to the late A. Martin Herrmann and Helen (Renzelman) Herrmann, he continued the legacy of photographic excellence begun by his father following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr....
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Rose U. Bubenheim

May 10, 1925 - May 18, 2017

Rose (Murn) Bubenheim, formerly of Hampton, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late George H. Bubenheim for 57 years; mother of Joy (Richard) Snyder, George R. (Joyce) and Jeff J. (Diane) Bubenheim; grandmother of Heather, Megan, Theresa, George, Jim, Aaron and David; also survived by seven great-grandchildren and two sisters. Friends will be received on...
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Saryiah Marie Jefferson

January 21, 2015 - May 18, 2017

Saryiah Marie Jefferson, our smiling, beautiful Baby Girl "Ry Ry" passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 18th, 2017. At only two years of age, she could make everyone smile from the inside - out. She had such strength, energy and determination in her little voice. Saryiah is the cherished daughter of Caitlyn Breitmos and Tyrek Jefferson; the granddaughter of Tara and Michael...
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Robert D. Oberle

July 9, 1936 - May 16, 2017

Robert D. Oberle (July 9, 1936) passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017. Son of the late Charles G. Oberle and Rose A. (Mangan) Oberle; stepson of William T. Farrell; brother of the late Charles Oberle and Joseph Oberle (Elsie); grandfather to the late Samuel Oberle. Survived by his wife of 56 years, JoAnn, sons Lawrence (Lynne), James (Cheryl), Kenneth (Nancie), and grandchildren, Lily, Jimmy,...
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Gloria Weis

October 31, 1927 - May 12, 2017

Gloria Weis, age 89, formerly of Brentwood, currently residing in Cranberry Township, passed away peacefully of Friday, May 12, 2017. Wife of the late George Weis; loving sister of Mario V. Aloise and his wife Mary Belle of Ross Township; devoted Aunt of Mary T. Aloise of Ross Township and Marla Grom and her husband Thomas of Wexford; great Aunt of Melissa Goetz and her husband Joseph of West...
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James S. Dickson

March 27, 1922 - May 11, 2017

James S. Dickson1922-2017James S. Dickson, 95, of McCandless, went to be with his Lord on May 11, 2017 following a battle with Parkinson's. Jim, known for his positive attitude, is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Dorothy (Wagner) Dickson; daughters Deborah (Timothy) Dutrow, Barbara (Bill) Bain; as well as four grandchildren, Megan (Jim) Heistand, Brian (Laura) Bain, Drew Dutrow and...
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Edward Norman Wilson

July 21, 1930 - May 2, 2017

Edward N. Wilson, Sr., age 86 of Ross Township, went quietly into the hands of the Lord, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, surrounded by loving family. Ed was born in 1930 in Baltimore, MD, where he met the love of his life Margaret "Elaine" (Brenner) Wilson at a dance at the YWCA. Their 64 years of married life together lives on through their children, Arlene (Steve) O'Brien, Nancy Wise,...
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Charles W. Abernethy

November 25, 1919 - April 30, 2017

On Sunday April 30, 2017, Charles W. Abernethy, age 97, passed peacefully to heaven, loving father to daughters; Lillian M. Abernethy, Adams Twp., Nellie A. Luther (Richard), Cranberry, and Linda M. DeFrank (Domenic), Richland Twp.; and grandsons, Brian P. Luther (Jody), Levittown, PA, and Stephen A. Luther (Jeana), Darragh, PA., and also survived by eleven great grandchildren. He is preceded in...
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Andrew R. Mikulich

October 3, 1959 - April 26, 2017

Age 57 of Brighton Heights, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Kelly (Malone) Mikulich; loving father of the late Andrew Mikulich. He is also survived by step-children; John and Melissa Stevens; five grandchildren; brothers William L. Gall, Robin K. Gall and Milt Hoffstetter; as well as nieces and nephews. In addition to his son, he was...
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Joan C. Dallmus

March 21, 1932 - April 24, 2017

Joan C. (Hoffman) Dallmus, age 85 of McCandless, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Dallmus; loving mother of Charles J. (Robin) Dallmus, Karen Ann (Jack) Kaiser and Kevin E. (the late Missy) Dallmus. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert...
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Joanne C. Graham

April 9, 1954 - April 19, 2017

Joanne C.. (Painter) Graham known as "J" to many, age 63 of Ross Township, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.She was the wife of the late Robert Graham and James L. Shaver. Joanne was the devoted mother of Jennifer Davis of Ross Township, James Shaver of Williamsport, PA and Janis Bennett of Neville Island; proud Grandma of Hope, Natalie,...
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Lyla L. Griffith

August 3, 1944 - April 19, 2017

Lyla L. (Fike) Griffith , age 72 of Ross Township, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. She was the loving wife of 24 years to David Griffith; devoted mother of Connie (Skip) Holko and Bobby Schmidt, both of Ross Township; Proud YaYa of Brandon, Cory, Alyssa and Katelyn; sister of Shirley Potter of Virginia, Linda Tressler of Confluence, PA, Melvin Fike of Markleysburg, PA and the late...
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Richard C. Krohe

March 13, 1938 - April 19, 2017

Richard C. "Bim" Krohe, age 79 of Emsworth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his family after a courageous 20 year battle with cancer. Loving husband of 60 years to Natalie M. (Lewandowski) Krohe; devoted father of Lohna (David) Johnson, Sandy (Mike) Andrews, Rich (Carol) Krohe and Elizabeth Krohe; proud Pap Pap to Julianne, Jonathan,...
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William E. Hollis

September 11, 1939 - April 18, 2017

William E. Hollis, Sr., beloved husband of Barbara (Bobbie) of 60 years passed away unexpectedly April 18, 2017 at age 77. Dearest father of William Jr. and his wife Kim, Shelley Wlodek and husband Adam; sweetest pap of Will and Mark Hollis and Nicole Wlodek. He taught us so much when we were growing up, he never let us down. He was a Teamster for Local 249 for 52 years. Friends will be...
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Sylvia Morse

July 26, 1932 - April 17, 2017

Sylvia Morse had asked to "go home" for quite some time. Her health had deteriorated to where she could no longer do the things she loved and Alzheimer's disease was robbing her mind of precious memories. She missed her mother and father, Thelma and James Ramsay, sister Virginia Beck Tompkins, and most especially her beloved husband Phil. On a beautiful Monday morning, April 17, 2017, Sylvia...
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John Roger Toth

August 28, 1935 - April 17, 2017

John "Roger" Toth of McCandless Township, died Monday, April 17, 2017. Roger was born in Pittsburgh on August 28, 1935, and was raised in Cleveland, Ohio where he graduated from Cathedral Latin High School. He studied Electrical Engineering at Notre Dame where he met and married his wife, Helen in 1959. He went on to receive a Masters at Case Western Reserve in Engineering. Roger's strong...
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